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BBC disciplines Graham Norton for wearing AIDS awareness ribbon on chat show · PinkNews.co.uk
Do you make a list of approved symbols? Essentially the question is where do you draw the line on what stuff presenters are allowed to wear and thus show their support (and arguably plug) - e.g. political party rosettes during an election.
image  BBC  AIDS  rules  symbols  culture  the-code-is-more-what-you'd-call-'guidelines'-than-actual-rules 
december 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
New York court declares unpaid interns can’t file sexual harassment charges against employers | The Raw Story
'Unpaid interns aren’t covered by Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, so they have to depend on local laws to protect them. In this case, no such laws exist.'
harrasment  law  USA  wtf  the-code-is-more-what-you'd-call-'guidelines'-than-actual-rules  what-the-everliving-fuck  via-Bart-Calendar 
october 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
UK.Gov passes Instagram Act: All your pics belong to everyone now • The Register
If your stuff doesn't have a clear owner (say, if its metadata has been stripped during upload), then commercial organisations can not only use it for themselves, but also sell it on.
law  posttofacebook  intellectual-property  important  UK  copyright  wtf  Internet  the-code-is-more-what-you'd-call-'guidelines'-than-actual-rules 
april 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Sayeeda Warsi faces an inquiry. Jeremy Hunt does not. Is that fair? – Telegraph Blogs
'Cynics might suggest it's because Mr Cameron faces questions of his own in relation to the Murdochs and Mr Hunt, but not in relation to Lady Warsi's case. Terrible people, cynics.'
posttofacebook  Conservatives  money  corruption  UK  Westminster  the-code-is-more-what-you'd-call-'guidelines'-than-actual-rules  politics  comment 
june 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink

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